Gokyo /Everest Base Camp Trek

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  • Duration 18 Days
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Destination Nepal
  • Max. Altitude: 5500 meters
  • Highest access of the trek: Gokyo Ri (5357m)
  • Attraction: Mt. Everest, Monasteries, Local people
  • Himalayan sights: Mt. Everest, Amadablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori and more
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About Trip

The trek gives you the ample chance of exploring the region thoroughly and provides the possibility to walk through some of the most dramatic landscape through Khumbu area, Gokyo valley and high passes. The trekkers have an opportunity to climb the Gokyo Lake, Gokyo peak (5500 m.), excellent views of Cho Oyu (8201 m.), Everest (8848 m.), Lhotse (8516-m) etc. After crossing the Cho La pass (5420 m.) the route goes Everest base camp, Kala Pattar and Thyangboche monastery to Lukla.  This trek will provide you one of the most beautiful mountain panoramic views. Passing through many villages, spectacular landscapes, Rhododendron and monasteries.  This trek will give a chance of climbing up to Kala Pattar from where a superb view of the Everest, the south col, Khumbu ice fall and other spectacular peaks of this region.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01:Morning drive to Tribhuwan International Airport and 30 minutes flight to Lukla(2804 mtrs.) and trek to Phakding(2610 mtrs.)
  • Day 02:Trek to Namche Bazar(35-35 mtrs.)- 5 hours walking.
  • Day 03:Rest day in Namche Bazzar for acclimatization .
  • Day 04:Namche bazzar to Tengboche (3850m)
  • Day 05:Tengboche to Dingbuche(4350 mtrs.)
  • Day 06:Day trip to Chhukung valley and trek back to Dingboche. This is another acclimatization day trip to Chhukung valley and back to Dingboche in the evening.
  • Day 07:Dingboche to Lobuche (4950 mtrs..)
  • Day 08:Lobuche to Gorak shep (5160 mtrs.)
  • Day 09:Hiking up to Kalapathar (5545 mtrs.) and back to Ghorak shep.
  • Day 10:Trek to Everest Base camp (5400 mtrs.) and come back to Gorak shep
  • Day 11:Trek to Zongla(4740 mtrs.)
  • Day 12:Zongla to Chola-la( cross over 5483 meters ),then trek down to Thagna (4500 meters)
  • Day 13:Trek to Gokyo( 4790 mts)
  • Day 14:This day early in the morning we have steep climb up to the top of Gokyo Ri (5483m) ample rewards to one attempts this trip.
  • Day 15:Trek down to Dole (4200 meters)5:30 hours.
  • Day 16:Trek down to Namche Bazzar (3440 meters)5:30 hours
  • Day 17:Trek down to Lukla (2850 meters)6 hours.
  • Day 18:Morning flight to Kathmandu.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 09Hiking up to Kalapathar (5545 mtrs.) and back to Ghorak shep. This day we need to get up early in the morning to head up to Kalapathar. It is an excellent view point to observe the Mount. Everest and innumerable spectacular mountains views.
  • Day 14This day early in the morning we have steep climb up to the top of Gokyo Ri (5483m) ample rewards to one attempts this trip.There are stunning views of the supper Gokyo valley, the massive Ngozumpa Glacier and an incredible panoramic view of the whole Khumbu Himalayas, such as giants as Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu (8481m), Cho-Oyu (8153m) and Gychung Kang (7922m) can be seen. Those who explore the glacier and Gokyo peak are rewarded. This day we have for acclimatization and after noon back to the camp.

What's Includes:

  • Pick & Drop to Airport/Hotel by our Private Car/ Van / Bus 
  • 2 nights accomodation hotel in kathmandu 
  • Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing with English speaking Tour guide with the facility of car/van 
  • 3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunch and Dinners with tea or coffee) during the trek 
  • Accommodation of Lodges, Guesthouses in Twin Sharing Bases during the trek 
  • Trekking Guides and Porters will be Government Licensed holder with friendly and good English during the trek 
  • Facility of Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all trekking staff. 
  • Group medical supplies (First Aid medical kit will be available) 
  • Area Permit for Everest/Sagarmatha National Park 
  • Guide airfare Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu. 
  • TIMS (Trekking Information Management System) Card for the Everest Trek. 

What's Excludes:

  • Any Meals in Kathmandu 
  • All Airfare domestic / international flights 
  • Nepal entry visa fee, Visa issuance is easy at the arrival of Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu which will require 2 passport size photos. 
  • Any kinds of Drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks), hot water, hot shower, phone calls , internets, laundry. 
  • Personal Trekking Equipment, medical and travel insurance 
  • Entrance fees for Sightseeing/Monument 
  • Any kind of personal expenses / Helicopter rescue in case